Blow Up!

It takes an honest man to tell a story like this. Many of us have done, or have come close to doing, the very thing the author describes. "Short and simple: I should be dead, because there is no logical reason why anyone should be alive after blowing up a gun as I did. My wish is that by writing this story I can keep you alive by not making the same or a similar error."

Double Check Your Hunting Loads

Bryce Towsley shows why careful double-checking of your handloads can keep your expensive hunt running smoothly and safely. 

Changing Loads Means Research

Experimenting with different loads takes a little work, but the results are worth it.

.308 Power without over-penetration… you can have it all.

Looking for hard-hitting .308 that won't over penetrate? Look to Extreme Shock Ammunition. Long known for making some of the best frangible ammo in th

Reloading: Working With the .280 Remington

The .280 Remington is a useful big-game cartridge, though its popularity with shooters has taken a while to catch on. Here are some thoughts on reloading and shooting the .280 Rem.

Wheel Weight Bullets

When money's tight - or even when it's not - don't overlook bullet casting as an affordable way to churn out some fine projectiles.

Dont Let Your Guard Down

Is the panic buying on ammo finally slowing down and will we see gun store shelves stocked soon?

No End In Sight: The Ammunition Shortage Continues

For gun owners who had hoped for an end to our recent ammunition shortages? Apparently, they will have to keep hoping. As the Los Angeles Times recently noted, both guns and ammo are in demand, but it is the bullets that are in short supply and bullet factories are running around the clock to meet demand.

Hands On! Through the Looking Glass

In order to accomplish their task, snipers need to have the best equipment and the best possible training. Lives depend on it. When it comes to shooting through glass, having the right bullet is key.

Gun Sales Still Off the Charts

Gun sales in Wisconsin are booming and local dealers attribute the increase to concerns about possible future firearms restrictions and the continued economic strife.

The Long-Range Handgun Load

Shooting traditional handgun cartridges at long range takes practice and careful loading. You have to do a lot of things right to make it work, starting with the handgun load.

Bonded PDX: A Real Fight-Stopper

This new defensive handgun ammunition, adopted by the FBI, is available for handgunners everywhere.

Reloading: The .223 Remington (5.56x45mm)

An excerpt from the Cartridges of the World, 11th Edition Book, looking at cartridge dimensions and reloading data for one of the hottest tactical rounds in demand today: The .223 Remington.

Rise in Gun Sales Tied to Obama Fear

Gun sales in Sacramento County have grown more than in any other populous county in California since November, according to the state attorney general's office.

Fixing the Glock .40 S&W Bulge

The trouble with the .40 Smith & Wesson cartridge in the Glock pistols has been well documented and has been discussed ad nauseum on the Internet forums. Here's how to fix the Glock .40 S&W bulge.

Gun Sales Spike on Smaller Scope

After 40 years in business, Mary Vann is used to demand for the guns and ammunition at her shop changing with the times.


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